Governments, businesses, social enterprises all look for the right metrics or data to be able to help them make decisions and shape their policies. But, what if the data collected doesn’t paint a complete picture? Continue reading Pick your paintbrush: why what you measure matters
The wealth of a nation is its people. Or put another way, in the words of the philosopher and capability guru Martha Nussbaum: “It is people who matter”.
It seems so obvious, doesn’t it, but so little public policy is actually about people: what they are able to be and do (as opposed to have) and what real opportunities are available to them. Continue reading Capabilities: what they are and why they matter